Community halls

Ngaa Whare o te Haapori

Ngaruawahia Memorial Hall

There are a number of halls throughout the Waikato district which can be hired out for meetings and events. These are generally managed by local committees however there are three town halls which are managed by the Waikato District Council.

Click here for fees and charges relating to the Council managed town halls.

More information about each hall can be found in the list below.

Aka Aka Hall

Aka Aka Community Hall

Location: 809 Aka Aka Road, Aka Aka

Capacity: Approx. 200  
Floor Area: 523m2

Built in 2002, the Aka Aka Hall is made up of one main hall and a meeting/supper room. The kitchen has a dishwasher and the hall as chairs and tables along with indoor sports equipment. The venue is suitable for a range of activities including events, classes and sports and recreation. The local school often uses the hall and has joint ownership of it.

Bookings can be made via Aka Aka School or by phone after hours.

Contact:
Robert Slack
Address: RD2 Waiuku
Phone: 09 235 2764

Eureka Hall

Eureka Hall

Location: 1298 State Highway 26, Eureka

Capacity: Approx. 180 for meetings and 120 for functions

Floor Area: 410m2

The hall features a kitchen, stage, toilets and a meeting room. Also available are chairs and tables. The hall hosts weekly Zumba classes, events including balls and ladies nights, community meetings, clubs and classes.

Contact:
Gail Mayal
Phone: 07 824 1758

Gordonton District Hall

Gordonton District Hall

Location: 1024 State Highway 1B, Gordonton

Capacity: Approx. 200 for main hall and 45 for supper room

Floor Area: 487m2 

A focal point of the hall is the memorial outside and the small playground. Inside there is a variety of rooms including main hall, stage storage, a bar, kitchen, toilets and plenty of chairs and kitchen equipment.

The hall is often used for indoor bowls, events, classes and Anzac Day services. 

Contact
Nicole Mayall 
Phone: 021490701

Horsham Downs Hall

Location: 6 Martin Lane, Horsham Downs

Capacity: Approx. 250

Floor Area: 460m2

The hall, which was built in 1987, features a main hall, meeting room, three badminton courts and a kitchen with a small bar. Available are chairs and tables.

The hall is often used by the Badminton Club and for other sporting events along with music classes and family functions.

Contact details
Stefan Pollard
Address: 443 Boyd Rd, RD 1
Phone: 07 855 9990
Mobile: 021 799 495
Email: Stefan@gavins.co.nz

Huntly Civic Centre Complex

Huntly Civic Centre Complex

Location: 148 Main Street, Huntly

Floor Area: 787 m2 

The riverside rooms and entry foyer is 270m2 to help with capacity.

This building has a variety of options in terms of meeting community needs. The Riverside Room is available for meetings and features a kitchen. The theatre can be used for a range of events and has in the past held fashion shows and art exhibitions. The venue has a new steel roof and aluminium joinery. Toilets are also located at the complex.

The Civic Centre will soon hold the Waikato Coalfields Museum collection and will not be available, but the Riverside Room can still be booked.

Contact details
Waikato District Council

Huntly Memorial Hall

Huntly Memorial Hall

Location: Wight Street, Huntly

Floor Area: 385 m2

The Huntly War Memorial Hall is currently closed. 

Contact details:
Waikato District Council

Kariaotahi Hall

Kariaotahi Hall

Location: 19 Binns Road, Kariotahi

Capacity: Approx. 50 (seating for 50)

Floor Area: 98m2

The hall is the former Kariaotahi School, built in 1931 and maintains its original interior and fittings.  There is a car park (grassed area on roadside), grassed areas, two tennis court areas and outside toilets. Inside there is a main hall and kitchenette. There are no cooking or heating facilities. The hall hosts various courses, social and community events. It is most suitable for small gatherings, meetings, craft and other activity groups. There are no disability facilities. There is a World War 1 memorial roll of honour inside. 

Contact details:
Kay Vincent
Phone: 021 259 1305
Email: kayvincent@xtra.co.nz

Mangatangi Hall

Mangatangi Hall

Location: 1517 Kaiaua Road, Mangatangi 

Floor Area: 405 m2

This building is of brick and fibro cladding with a corrugated roof and timber windows and doors.

There is a sealed carpark, some grassed area, water tank. Inside there is a variety of rooms including main hall, stage, lobby entrance, library, dining, kitchen, male and female toilets.

Contact details:

Bryce Shuker
1514 Kaiaua Road, RD 3
Pokeno 2473
shukers@xtra.co.nz

Mangatawhiri Hall

Mangatawhiri Hall

Location: Corner McKenzie and Mangatawhiri Roads

Floor Area: 480 m2

This building is of brick and versaclad weather board and corrugated iron roof, aluminium joinery. There is a metal carpark, garden shed and water tank. Inside there is a variety of rooms including main hall, dining, kitchen, stage, lobby entrance, male and female toilets.

Contact details:
Elizabeth Pope 
Phone: 09 233 6155
Email: aj.eepope@nettel.net.nz

Maramarua Hall

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Location: 2258 State Highway 2, Maramarua 

Capacity: Approx. 180-200

Floor Area: 370m2

This building was originally constructed in 1903. There have been some additions and renovations over the years. There is a sealed carpark shared with the Maramarua Volunteer Fire Brigade and some grassed areas. Inside there is a variety of rooms including a main hall, kitchen and toilets. The hall also has wheelchair access. It is used for indoor bowls, community events such as school activities and Anzac Day services. 

Contact details:
C/O L Cranfield RD1 Pokeno
Phone: 09 2325561 
Mobile: 0276346404

Matangi Hall

Matangi Hall

Location: 478 Tauwhare Road, Matangi

Capacity: Approx. 150-200

Floor Area: 410m2

The hall features a variety of rooms including a main hall, kitchen, dining, lobby, stage and toilets, including a disabled toilet. The hall is used for indoor bowls, badminton, events, community meetings and school discos.

Contact details: 
Betty Clough
Phone: 8563347
Mobile: 0278257850
Email: littlebit@kinect.co.nz

 

Meremere Hall

Meremere Hall

Location: 21 Heather Green Avenue, Meremere 

Capacity: Approx. 200

Floor Area: 795 m2

One of the newest halls in the district, Meremere Hall has one meeting room, two small rooms, offices and the main hall.

The kitchen has four stoves and a dishwasher and 110 chairs and tables are available. Toilets, showers, wheelchair access and indoor basketball courts along with a sealed carpark are all features.  The hall is used for sport and recreation, events, classes and community meetings. The local fire brigade also hold their training at the hall.

Contact details:

Trish
Email: trishvdw@xtra.co.nz
Phone: 021762167

Okeroa Rogers
Phone: 021 02790414

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Naike Hall

Naike Hall

Location:3648 Highway 22, Naike

Capacity: Approx. 220

Floor Area: 270m2 

The Naike Hall features a kitchen, supper room, toilets and access to tables and chairs to seat 100. Indoor bowling equipment, badminton net, table tennis table and a tennis court are also features. The hall is used for indoor bowls, a dance studio for performances and the free wheeler group. 

Contact details:
Wendy Hamerton 
Address: 512 Woodleigh Road, RD2 Huntly
Phone: 027 539 2956
Email: hamerton512@xtra.co.nz 

Ngaruawahia Memorial Hall

Ngaruawahia Memorial Hall

Location: 5 Galileo Street, Ngaruawahia

Capacity: Approx. 100

Floor Area: 370 m2 

The hall is made up of one main hall and a meeting/supper room. Features include a stage, kitchen, toilets and a storeroom. The hall is used by dance groups, Sport Waikato, art and craft classes, family events and community meetings including church groups, Lions Club and the local schools.

Contact details:
Waikato District Council

Ohinewai Hall

Ohinewai Hall

Location: 1 Lilley Lane, Ohinewai

Capacity: Approx. 150-200

Floor Area: 410 m2

Ohinewai Hall is made up of a large clean, air-conditioned hall;  an ante-room for smaller meetings; kitchen with fridge, oven and microwave. There are also lockable storage rooms, chairs, tables, toilets and showers.  A large carpark is often used for caravan clubs who use the Hall as a communal area.  Three artificial tennis courts and a tennis clubroom at the rear of the property make up this complex. The facility is regularly used by a wide variety of groups e.g. badminton, wood-turners, school events, exercise clubs, weddings, parties, religious groups and community gatherings.  Not expensive to hire and in a great location for people coming from different locations, it's a good "in the middle" place to meet.

Contact details:

Joy Dugdale
Phone: 027 659 5829
Email: OACommittee@hotmail.co.nz

Opuatia Hall

Opuatia Hall

Location: 21 Otuiti Road, Opuatia

Capacity: Approx. 70

Floor Area: 165 m2

The hall features a kitchen, chairs and tables, a playhouse and tennis court. The hall is available for hire and has been used for sports days, weddings, first, fifth, 21st, 30th and 50th parties and events such as fashion shows, trivial pursuit evenings and craft/market days.

Contact details:

Sandra Clifton
Mobile: 021 293 7302
Phone: 09 233 4571

Orini Hall

Orini Hall

Location: 1331Orini Road, RD1, Orini

Capacity: Approx. 150

Floor Area: 305 m2

The hall features a kitchen, chairs and tables and is used for indoor bowls, events such as weddings, birthday parties and school discos. Community meetings are also held in the hall. Redecorated men’s and ladies toilets. Off street car parking for approx. 30 cars.

Contact details:

Mahboubeh Marandi
Email: orinistore@msn.com
Ph: (07) 8244 730
Mobile: 022 190 3421

Otaua Hall

Otaua Hall

Location: 34 Maioro Road, Otaua

Floor Area: 360 m2

Built in 1898, this building is of Versaclad weatherboard cladding, metal roof and aluminium joinery. There is a sealed carpark, grass area, deck and tennis courts. Inside there is a variety of rooms including main hall, kitchenette, male and female toilets.

Contact details:

Dave McDonald
Mobile: 0274326964
Email: david.mcdonald@gmail.com

Pokeno Hall

Pokeno Hall

Location: 19 Market Street, Pokeno

Capacity: Approx. 190

Floor Area: 410 m2

The hall is comprised of a main hall, supper room and kitchen. There are chairs and tables also available, along with toilets and parking. The hall is used for family gatherings, martial arts, te reo group meetings and children’s art classes. The community also use the hall for meetings, church services, tangis, Plunket, craft markets, Girl Guides and Brownies. The school also use the hall for activities.

Contact details:

Janet McRobbie
Phone: 09 233 6293
Email: janetmcrobbie@hotmail.com

Port Waikato Hall

Port Waikato Hall

Location: Maunsell Road, Port Waikato (in Sunset Beach carpark)

Floor Area: 225 m2

This building is of timber and masonry block cladding with brown built roof and timber joinery. There is a sealed carpark, grass area and water tank. Inside there are a variety of rooms including a main hall, kitchen, storage, male and female toilets.

Contact details:

Tania Maera
029 123 2990
taniamaera@gmail.com

Pukekawa Hall

Pukekawa Hall

Location: 38 Clark & Denize Road, Pukekawa

Capacity: Licensed to hold 250

Floor Area: 348m2

The facility is made up of one main hall, a kitchen and supper room (both with decks) and a stage area. There are toilets, chairs and tables available. The hall is used for indoor bowls, dance lessons, family events and community groups use it for fundraising events such as trivia nights. The hall is used by the local school for its end of year prizegiving.

Contact details:

Yvonne Schwass
Email: phillipandyvonne@xtra.co.nz
Phone: 09 2334077

Puketaha Hall

Puketaha Hall

Location: 403 Puketaha Road, Puketaha

Capacity: Approx. 200 for theatre, 120-140 with tables and chairs

Floor Area: 375m2

The Puketaha Hall is made up of one main hall, a kitchen, toilets and a stage. There are changing rooms to the side of the stage and storage under the stage. Available are chairs and tables. The hall is used for indoor bowls, Zumba sessions, family events, meetings and school and church groups.

Contact details:

Rob McGuire
416 Telephone Road, RD1 Hamilton
027 4970966
07 8243696
rob.mcguire@waidc.govt.nz

Raglan Town Hall

Raglan Town Hall

Location: 41 Bow Street, Raglan

Capacity: Approx. 150 for seated events, approx. 250 for standing events and approx. 70 in supper room for seated events

Floor Area: 460 m2

The facility is made up of one main hall and two rooms on either side of the front porch which are sub-let. There is also a supper room, kitchen and stage with various stage equipment and a projector room. The hall has a piano, lots of chairs and tables and toilets. It is used for karate and taibo, family events, classes including arts groups, yoga and dance classes, community meetings and events and for the school’s events including the senior ball. 

Contact:

Waikato District Council

Ruawaro Central Districts Hall

Ruawaro Central Districts Hall

Location: Cnr Waikowhai Road & Hetherington Road, Ruawaro

Capacity: Approx. 200

Floor Area: 410m2

The hall, which was built in 1953, features a large metal carpark, some grassed areas and the front entrance allows for wheelchair access. Inside there are a variety of rooms including the main hall, kitchen, dining, toilets, chairs and tables and storage.

Contact details:

Tina Lindop
277 Hetherington Road, RD1, Huntly 
0212684521
07 828 8824

Tamahere Hall and Community Centre

Tamahere Hall and Community Centre

Location: 35 Devine Road, Tamahere

Capacity: Approx. 150-200

Floor Area: 850m2

Built in 2006, the hall is made up of a main area/gymnasium which has markings for basketball, badminton and volleyball. There are two meetings room, one with an attached tea room, a seminar room, stage, green room and two kitchens. The hall also has storage rooms, toilets and a bluetooth/wireless sound system.

The facility is used by various sports groups and fitness classes, school holiday programmes, adult dance classes, dance competitions, balls and weddings. The community also hold meetings, fairs, expos and the local school use it for assemblies, sports practice, prizegiving and cultural events.

Contact details:

Booking officer
07 8569238

Harvey Nelson
harvey@waipanetworks.co.nz

Taupiri Soldiers and Settlers Hall

Taupiri Soldiers and Settlers Hall

Location: 12 Te Putu St, Taupiri

Capacity: Approx. 150 for seated events and approx. 200 for standing events

Floor Area: 371m2

The facility is made up of a main hall area, dining room and kitchen. There are also toilets, storage, chairs and tables. The hall is used for indoor bowls, Spinners and Weavers, family events and church groups.

Contact details:

Val Windsor
Phone (07) 8246770

 

Taupiri War Memorial Hall

Taupiri War Memorial Hall

Location: 16 Greenlane Rd, Taupiri

Capacity: Approx. 100 for seated events and approx. 150 events for standing events

Floor Area: 200m2

The Taupiri War Memorial Hall features a kitchen, chairs and tables. It is used for Toast Masters, Spinners and Weavers, family events and community board meetings.

Contact details:

Kathy Davies 
Phone (07) 8246550

Tauwhare War Memorial Hall

Location: 1153 Tauwhare Road, Tauwhare

Capacity: Approx. 200

Floor Area: 300m2

Tauwhare hall features a stage, toilets, kitchen, store room, pulpit along with chairs and tables. It is used for indoor bowls, Waikato Dutch Dancers, birthday parties, church carol service along with yoga classes and a range of community events like quiz nights and community pot luck dinners. The local school also uses the hall along with the Tauwhare playgroup.  

Contact details:

Adelle Cooke
07 8231906
adelle.cooke@gmail.com

Te Akau Hall

Location: 953 Te Akau Road, Te Akau

Floor Area: 210 m2

There is a timber weatherboard cladding with an iron roof and timber joinery. There is a metal car park. Inside are a variety of rooms including a main hall, lobby kitchen, library, storage, male and female toilets.

Contact details:

Rob Horsley
07 8254509
330 Waikorea Valley Road RD2
Ngaruawahia 

Te Hoe Hall

Te Hoe Hall

Location: Cnr Te Hoe Road & 1726 Tahuna Road, Te Hoe 

Floor Area: 410m2

The hall features a supper room, kitchen, bar and stage with chairs and tables also available. It is used for family gatherings, meetings and school functions.

Contact details:

Chairman, Jono Gofton
Email: goftonjono@gmail.com 
Phone: 021943564

Te Kohanga Hall

Te Kohanga Hall

Location: Cnr Kohanga Road & Tuakau Bridge – Port Waikato Road, Te Kohanga

Capacity: 169 people

Floor Area: 270 m2

There is weatherboard and corrugated cladding with corrugated iron roof. There is a small sealed carpark and grassed areas. Inside are a variety of rooms including a main hall, stage, lobby, male and female toilets.

Contact details:  

Caroline Hurst
021 0227 7861
bookings@tekohangahall.co.nz

Te Kowhai Hall

Te Kowhai Hall

Location: 612 Horotiu Road, Te Kowhai

Capacity: Approx. 300 for seated event, approx. 180 for functions

Floor Area: 500m2

The hall features a full large modern kitchen, chairs, tables and a stage. Toilets are also available. The hall is used for a range of sports including badminton and indoor bowls, family events and community meetings.

Contact details:

Roz Murray
027 385 5638
roz_ivan@xtra.co.nz

Te Mata Hall

Te Mata Hall

Location: 775 Te Mata Road, Te Mata 

Floor Area: 300m2

Contact details:

M Cornes
167C Cornes Road, RD2 Raglan
Phone: 07 852 6826

Te Uku Hall

Tuakau (Scout) Domain Hall

Tuakau Domain Hall

Location: Cnr Alexandra Redoubt & River Road, Tuakau

Floor Area: 382m2

There is metal and fibrolite cladding, with a colour steel  roof and timber and aluminium joinery. There is a sealed carpark and grassed area. Inside is a variety of rooms including a main hall, foyer, meeting room, kitchen, male and female toilets.

Contact:

Tuakau Sea Scouts
Webiste: www.sporty.co.nz/tuakaudistrictsseascouts

Tuakau Memorial Hall

Tuakau Memorial Hall

Location: 70 George Street, Tuakau

Floor Area: 305 m2

There is a solid masonry wall with stucco plaster finish cladding with metal roof, metal, aluminium and timber joinery. Inside is a variety of rooms including a main hall, foyer, kitchen, supper hall, supper room, kitchen, meeting room, male and female toilets, mezzanine spectator gallery, original council chamber room.

Contact:

Waikato District Council - Tuakau office

 

Waikaretu Hall 

Waikaretu Hall

Location: Waikaretu Valley Road, Waikaretu (opposite 1448 Waikaretu Valley Road school)

Floor Area: 214 m2

The Waikaretu Hall was built in 1940 and features a metal carpark, grassed area and deck. Inside the hall has a variety of rooms including a main hall, lobby, kitchen, storage plus male and female toilets.

Contact details:

Elizabeth Whitford
2490 Port Waikato - Waikaretu Road, RD5, Tuakau
Phone: 09 233 3070
Email: walbury@xtra.co.nz

Whangarata Community Hall

Whangarata Community Hall

Location: 6 Ewing Road, Tuakau

Capacity: Approx. 100

Floor Area: 152 m2

The Whangarata Community Hall is the original school building and was built in 1926. It has one main hall, a kitchen, toilets, chairs and tables. The hall is mainly used by local residents for various events.

Contact details:

Eileen Carr
09 236 8838
347A Whangarata Road, Tuakau

Whitikahu Hall

Whitikahu Hall

Location: 735 Whitikahu Road, Whitikahu

Capacity: Approx. 120

Floor Area: 300m2

The Whitikahu Hall was built in 1938 and features a main hall, kitchen and chairs and tables. It is used by the karate club and the local tennis club uses the facility as clubrooms during the summer. Private functions are also held in the hall and the local school use the facility for concerts.

Contact details:  

Carol Thompson
168 Woodward Road, RD2, Taupiri
07 8244623
jctomo@gmail.com

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